Summary: Case-Based Situation Assessment in a Mobile
Anders Kofod-Petersen and Agnar Aamodt
Department of Computer and Information Science
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Abstract. This paper describes how to utilise Case Based Reasoning for identi-
fying and user situations assessment in a context-aware mobile system. The Case
Based Reasoning mechanism attempts to identify what situation the user is in, and
utilises a Multi Agent System, consisting of information suppliers, to provide the
user with personalised and context-sensitive information.
Keywords : Case-Based Reasoning, Context-Awareness, Multi-Agent System, Mobile
The average computer user is becoming more and more mobile. The users are bringing
an increasing amount of data and computational power along, and are more and more
likely to have net access everywhere.
With this movement of the computer from the desktop to the ubiquitous paradigm
described by Weiser , the computer system now has to adapt to the user's situation,